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Fri, Oct 13



Healing Buddha Mandala & Festival with Buddhist Monks

in Calgary

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Healing Buddha Mandala & Festival with Buddhist Monks
Healing Buddha Mandala & Festival with Buddhist Monks

Time & Location

Oct 13, 2023, 9:30 a.m. MDT – Oct 15, 2023, 4:00 p.m. MDT

Calgary, 3904 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0S8, Canada

About the event

Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Gajang Monastery will be at Paramita Centre for 3 days for a Buddhist Meditation Festival. They will build over the 3 days the coloured Sand Healing Buddha Mandala, and we will host different Meditation sessions and Buddhist philosophy Teachings & Conferences. Monks will also perform Traditional throat signing and there will be a Tibetan Bazar on place. All the proceeds from this Festival will go to support the 2000 refugee monks of Gajang Monastery in India. To contribute for the fundraiser, you can to register to be able to participate to the different worskhops & conferences.

To see a mandala & throat singing made by the monks :

During the 3 days, you will be able to see the progressive making of the sand mandala, evolving day by day. You can also see the details of the program of the 3 days below:

We will have also here a Tibetan Bazar with Meditation articles which you can also buy to support the Monastery.


All the Conferences will be given by Lama Samten, Buddhist monks.

Here are videos of Lama Samten and Tenzin Gawa in High Park and at the Toronto Centre :



From 9:30 to 10:00 AM everyday and in  between Workshops, you will be able to watch the monks making the mandala.

We will also prepare tea, coffee and tibetan cookies for you to enjoy during the 3 days.


10:00 - 10:30 AM: Throat singing and Music Meditation with the Monks

11:00 - 12:00: Meditation Workshop

2:30 - 3:30 PM :  Sand Mandala Workshop (try the tools the monks use for the Mandala)

7:00 - 8:30 PM : What is KARMA? Conference


10:00 - 10:30 AM: Throat singing and Music Meditation with the Monks

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: HEALING BUDDHA EMPOWERMENT with Lama Samten**

1:30 - 2:30 PM: Sand Mandala Workshop

3:30 - 4:30 PM : How to Let Go? Conference


10:00 - 10:30 AM: Throat singing and Music Meditation with the Monks

11:00 - 12:00: Dealing with Emotions Workshop

1:30 - 2:30 PM: The 4 truths taught by the Buddha - Conference

3:00 - 4:00 PM : Closing Ceremony by the Monks with Chanting & Music

A small bag of the blessed sand of the mandala will be given to each participant.


1 Full Day Participation: 40$

3 Full Days of the Mandala Festival : 95$


Buddhist teachings explain that all kinds of sicknesses and sufferings originate from the mind. Even the physical sicknesses and discomforts have their source in mental delusions and afflictions. All of these can be subsumed into three : attachment, anger and ignorance.

The meditative practices and mantra recitation associated with Healing Buddha have the power to overcome them. It means that by practicing that, we can stop the power of these mental delusions so that in the future, we will not use our three doors (body, speech and mind) to accumulate negative actions, and the result will be that no more suffering will be produced.

Lama Samten is a great master in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. He studied and trained as a monk in Gajang Monastery, one of the greatest Buddhist Monastic University, for almost 20 years. Since he completed his studies, he shares his knowledge and wisdom with everybody interested in Canada and Europe since more than 20 years.

It is a great and rare opportunity to receive these teachings on the way to practice a so powerful and awesome meditative technique. Lama Samten will teach us the way that this practice can empower us to our happiness, freedom and well-being until Enlightenment.


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  • Lunch - Vegetarian Meal

    1 meal for 1 person (for the same day that you booked your spot for the event)

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